Findings on happiness in Stapel (1950): study NL 1948

Publication
Author(s)Stapel, J.
TitleWhat is Job Satisfaction?
SourceThe Public Opinion Quarterly, 1950, Vol. 14, 551 - 554
URLhttps://academic.oup.com/poq/article/14/3/551/1832087
Investigation
PublicWorking people, The Netherlands, 1948
 The report is not quite clear as to what kind of people are addressed here. Since the analysis focusses on the link with job satisfaction the WDH team assumed that it is a selection of working people from a gereral population sample
Collect periodSeptember
Survey nameNL-NIPO
 Netherlands Institute for Public Opinion (NIPO), Dutch Gallup affiliate.
SampleSelection from general population sample
Respondents N =500
 N not reported, estimated 500
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Do you think of yourself as.......? 3 happy 2 fairly happy 1 unhappy?
ClassificationO-HP-u-sq-v-3-a
Author's labelHappiness question
Page in publication552
DKNA %7.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Mean1.604.78
Standard deviation0.611.93

Scores in123
%43.044.06.0

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Job satisfactionW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole